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Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms country

France 24 Saturday, 26 May 2018
Ireland ends abortion ban as 'quiet revolution' transforms countryIreland has voted by a landslide to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws in what its prime minister described as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
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Ireland voted to lift its abortion ban. Over the weekend, voters in Ireland flocked to the polls. They delivered a rebuke to the country’s history of conservative Catholicism. Turnout was 64 percent. Two-thirds of them voted “Yes” on the Referendum on the Thirty-sixth Amendment of the...

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